Letter from John Burton Sanderson Haldane to Francis Crick


Title:
Letter from John Burton Sanderson Haldane to Francis Crick
Creator:
Haldane, J. B. S. (John Burdon Sanderson), 1892-1964
Recipient:
Crick, Francis, 1916-2004
Date:
6 May 1959
Description:
In this letter, Haldane, the population geneticist, evolutionary biologist, popularizer of science, and free-thinking intellectual, raised astute questions about the effect of gene mutation on protein synthesis and the function of nonsense triplets, triplets of nucleotides that do not code for proteins.
Original Repository:
The Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine. Francis Harry Compton Crick Papers
Location:
Box: 3. Folder: PP/CRI/A/3/2/1
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Genre:
Letters (correspondence)
Subject:
Awards and Prizes and Molecular Biology
Format:
Text
Extent:
1 pages
Language:
English
Legacy Source Citation:
Original Repository. Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine. Francis Harry Compton Crick Papers. 11646. URL. http://archives.wellcome.ac.uk/
Legacy ID:
SCBBJZ
NLM ID:
101584582X129
Profiles Collection:
The Francis Crick Papers
Story Section:
Deciphering the Genetic Code, 1958-1966